Current news in Ulster Chess

The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
BREAKING NEWS: Greenisland FC launches Chess Club

BREAKING NEWS: Greenisland FC launches Chess Club

Greenisland Football Club has launched a brand new chess club at Greenisland Football Club. It opens on Friday 11th June and will run on Friday nights from 7-9pm. All ages and abilities are welcome but for under 18s, parents should stay in the clubhouse with their children.

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The 2021 AGM and Ulster Championships - Weekend of July 24th

We are looking at having the 2021 AGM and the Ulster Championships for 2021 face to face. Over the weekend of July 24th, 25th. Depending on getting an appropriate venue.

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UK Chess Challenge 2021 Online + ‘Over the Board’ Terafinal !

The organisers of the UK Chess Challenge 2021. For School pupils has gone virtual. Please find details below. Registration is now open.

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Winter 2020 Tournament ends with fun event and Closing Ceremony

Winter 2020 Tournament ends with fun event and Closing Ceremony

Monday 29th March saw the last evening of the Winter Tournament with a fun swiss tournament followed by an award ceremony. A brilliant end to 22 weeks of good slow chess.

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Ulster Chronicles

Slowly but surely the archives are receiving content from previous years including Ulster News postings, newspaper reports from Rookies clippings service, and other sources. Our games archive is starting to build up too!

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Upcoming Events
Steve Scannell simul at Lisburn Chess Club On Tuesday the 16th of September Lisburn Chess Club are holding a Simule with 8 Times Ulster Champion Steve Scannell! Aug 16, 2022 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM — Lisburn Chess Club, 60-62 Longstone Street
** Cancelled Summer tournament ** Due to International Cricket No Summer tournament on Weds 17th August. Next round on Weds 24th August. Aug 17, 2022 12:00 AM — NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3TA
The Ulster Championships 2022 August 27 - 29. 6 rounds at 90mins + 30secs. 3 sections. The top Ulster Competition. Aug 27, 2022 - Aug 29, 2022 — Queens University, Belfast
Bangor Congress 2022 6 round Swiss Open Tournament at Bangor with two competing sections Sep 03, 2022 09:45 AM - 05:00 PM — Church of Ireland Parish Hall, 30 Main Street, Groomsport, County Down, BT19 6JR, Northern Ireland
UK Blitz Championships 2022 - Belfast Qualifier - Sept 4th An opportunity to qualify for the UK Blitz Championships. Belfast is holding one of the 8 qualifying tournaments across ... Sep 04, 2022 10:30 AM - 06:00 PM — NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3TA
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